Our Backyard Foundation ~living & giving locally~

                                 Founding Board Members

The Toshies
*Our Backyard Foundation President

*Andy and Cindy Toshie have lived in the Oviedo area since 2002.  Andy, an Investment Advisor, grew up in Winter Park, FL; and is the Founder & Managing Director of Arbitrage Management Group.  He began his investment career in Charlotte, NC, where he lived for nearly 20 years, and met his wife, Cindy. 

Cindy grew up in Lewisville, NC.  She has a marketing & management background, and is licensed as an Investment Advisor, and Securities Principle.  Most importantly, she is a stay-at-home Mom, having started a new PTA Charter, serving on the Galileo School Board of Directors, the School Advisory Council (SAC), and Board of Advisers for Spark! Family Enrichment Center.

Together, Andy and Cindy have a long history of support for local charities, primarily focusing on children, education and family.  They have two children, ages 7 and 9; and as parents, they wish to inspire their kids to actively participate in volunteer experiences; to instill a strong sense of giving; to show them that their actions matter; and to make them aware that each of us can make difference in the lives of others!

The Toshies
*Our Backyard Foundation Vice President

*Miles and Laura Toshie live in Winter Park where they both grew up and have chosen to raise their family.  They love the sense of history they have in their hometown, where their children have attended the same schools that they attended growing up, and where they have been committed PTA, SAC and Scout members as well as avid arts boosters and sports fans.  They are both products of the Florida University system - Miles a UCF Knight with a Finance degree and Laura a USF Bull with a Mass Communications/Public Relations degree.

They are active members at First United Methodist Church Winter Park (FUMCWP) and have been involved with many ministry areas from the church preschool and children's ministry to youth group, choirs, boards and committees of all kinds.  They love to travel as a family on mission trips and serve the community in local missions.

Miles is Vice President of Sales & Operations with Revolution Technologies and Laura coordinates local Missions & Outreach at FUMCWP.

The Carbonneaus

Clint & Vickie Carbonneau reside in Winter Springs Florida, and married in June of 1989 in Winter Park Florida.  They have two kids: Joshua, a student at the University of Florida; and Jessica, a student at Winter Springs HS.  They love spending time outdoors, boating, and remodeling their home. 

Clint is an endurance athlete, having competed in dozens of marathons, century rides and triathlons.  Most impressively, he has earned the title of "Ironman". 

Clint and Vickie have both enjoyed long careers with Oracle Corporation,  They have long been involved with charitable organizations and events throughout central Florida, including The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training program (13 years), and Team UP! With Autism Speaks.  They love being involved, and enjoy the satisfaction of knowing that they are able to help families with Cancer and Autism.  

"We are very excited about Our Backyard Foundation, and the work our team will do to help local charities!" 

The Scotts

David and Terry Scott were both raised in Orlando, and have been lifelong residents. David and Terry met shortly after graduating from College. David had stayed home and attended the University of Central Florida graduating with his business degree, while Terry attended The University of Alabama and majored in Finance. They have been married 6 years, and currently reside in Longwood with their two sons, Daniel and Jackson.

As a child David began attending mission trips organized through his churches youth program.   “The one that stands out the most is Mountain Top which was an outreach program in Tennessee. Its purpose was to donate resources and physical labor to families that were in rural areas and did not have the ability to supply themselves with everyday necessities. It was often times very hard work, but I am so thankful to my parents for encouraging me to do it. It allowed me at a young age to see things in life differently and gave me a true understanding of how blessed my life really was!”

Terry also resides on the Board of Directors for the Andrew P. Caneza Family Foundation. It is her hands on approach with the foundation that allows her to help so many other families in the Central Florida Area.

Both David and Terry are extremely excited about the beginning of Our Backyard foundation and what it will bring to the community. “We have lived here are whole lives and this community has been very good to us. We just want to be a part of something that is contributing back!”

 


 

The Blacks
*Our Backyard Foundation Secretary

*Joshua and Jennifer Black, along with their three
children, Ireland, Brooklyn and Elle, have been Winter
Park residents since 2004. Joshua was raised in
Heidelberg , Germany and Jennifer hails from New
Orleans, LA. They have both been involved with
numerous charitable organizations, since returning to the
Orlando area, after meeting at the University of West
Florida in 1993. Jennifer currently sits on the Board of
Directors for the Andrew P. Caneza Foundation, which
provides funding to several organizations in Seminole
County.



The Rosellos

Melissa and Carlos Rosello were raised in Orlando.  Upon
graduation from Trinity Preparatory School in Winter Park,
they both attended the University of Florida, where Melissa
earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). While at UF,
she helped to establish a chapter of Project HEAL, uniting
the University’s veterinary, medical and dental programs,
and traveling to under-privileged areas in Ecuador, to provide
much-needed supplies and medical, dental and veterinary
services. 
Today, Melissa takes great delight in serving her 
community, by providing dental services through her practice,
University Dental Group.  
After graduating from the University
of Florida, Carlos attended Medical School in Puerto Rico,
where he was involved with numerous charitable organizations;
including the American Diabetes Foundation, Alpha-1
Foundation, and The Pavia Children’s Hospital.  
Carlos and Melissa now live in Oviedo, with their 3 year-old son; 
and are expecting a baby girl this summer.  They are both very
active in the community, donating generously, their time and
resources, to a wide variety of organizations.  They enjoy
traveling (to warm climates!), and spending time with family. 
They look forward to making a more significant impact on
the community through their involvement with Our Backyard
Foundation
, helping those in need, while doing the
things they love.

The Keezels
*Our Backyard Foundation Treasurer
*Bill and Stephanie Keezel are life-long residents of Florida.  
Bill, a native of Winter Park, attended Winter Park High School,
and graduated from Florida State University.  Stephanie grew
up in Jacksonville, FL, and attended Bolles H.S., graduating
from FSU as well.  Married in 1985, the Keezels were actively
involved in their Bradenton community before moving to
Longwood in 1994 to raise their family.  Their two daughters,
Karey and Devin, attended Lake Brantley H.S., then went on
to follow in their parents' footsteps to become FSU Seminoles. 
Through the years, the Keezels have initiated various
fundraising campaigns, and have maintained an active
role in supporting worthwhile causes within their schools
and throughout their communities-at-large.



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